Pakistani police officers arrest a Pakistani supporter of Mumtaz Qadri protest his execution in Peshawar, Pakistan, Monday, Feb. 29, 2016. (AP Photo/Mohammad Sajjad)
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Pakistani police were Wednesday hunting a man who shot dead both his sisters in an apparent "honor killing", days after a Pakistani director won an Oscar for a documentary on such murders.Mohammad Asif had previously murdered his mother four or five years ago, according to police, before being pardoned at the time by his family and set free. Director Sharmeen Obaid-Chinoy met Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif recently, turning a global spotlight on honor killings in the conservative Muslim nation.Hundreds of women are murdered by their relatives in Pakistan each year on the pretext of defending family "honor".
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